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New South Wales - Archival Item

Frank Weston interviewed by Catherine Johnson in the NSW Bicentennial oral history collection [sound recording] (17 February 1987)

17 February 1987
17 February 1987
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  • National Library of Australia, Petherick Reading Room, ORAL TRC2301/12
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Born in Sydney, Weston speaks of his family background, childhood, break up of parents' marriage, life in Sydney, being placed in Westmead [St Vincent's] boys home by his mother, being classed as "a naughty boy", conditions, life and work, education, in home ; running away and his life out of care, including marriage.

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This interview is open for research, public copies and public use. A transcript of this interview is available from the National Library of Australia and it may be listened to in the National Library's Petherick Reading Room, Canberra.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry